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Publication: London Lloyd Evening Post June 4, 1764

Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 4, 1764, London, Middlesex 1 ** T MONDAY, I WEDNESDAY, J 764 [Numb 77  L 0 E S DAY, June 5. E Duke of York has complimented the Prince Borg- iiefe, and the great Prior Corfini/tach of them with a prefect pf the moft curious Saxon china, as an acknowledgment for the particular pains they took t6 render his ftay here agreeable. ^ Parma, May 12. The Duke of York, who is arrived here, is received and treated by our moft gracious Sovereign with the higheft marks Of diftinftion. Florence, May 12. Upon advice that the Contagion ftill prevails inDalmatia, the" Board ril 2- The Emperor of Morocco is attentive to the re-eftablifhment of the fort of Mogodor, which will be capable of receiving 12 or 15 veflels. A xebeque of 20 2(ins is o?e�>arii a kind of crimfon enamelled ground. Thirty-two large diamonds compofe f _ ; \ * o, and the rays lifting from it are made up of diamonds of different iizes, which gradually leffen till they die awajr (as it were) and come to a pointy The badge of the order is alfo adorned^ with many brilliants beautifully dif-pofed ; in the centre is a very large and fine agate, with the crowns anv is fure to be countenanced and fupported, no* attempt has been made, nor even propofedy-to join the rivers Thames and Severn ; a thing,A which he fays, and, I verily believe,, is, fatV from being impra&icable. The river Avon, which falls into the Severn1 atTewkefbury, if. navigable to Stratford upon' Avon ; and the Thames or Ifis tp St. John's-Bridge, where the Gloiicefterihire cheefe is freighted for London.' - Now, thediftance be-S tween thefe two places is only twenty-two-computed miles; nor is there any gi'eat intermediate rife ; fo far from it, that there could;; not poffibly be occafion for a canal but about eight or nine mites of the way, from Burtom upon the Water to Shipfton-upon Stour. The advantages that would refult from fo> great an addition to our ^iavig^tion- are fa-obvious, that it would be impertinent in .me. to point them out. % If fuch a thing'fe poffible,. I am humbly of opinion, that the ^rfon.w.ho> could effeft it, or even fhetv thatvit.could be-efFeded at a moderate expencev y^Quld. in reality, be a greater bene^Q^to; his feljow-fubjefits, and 3efervegreat?tofc^^ fromi every Society, andevety*ihdiVidtiar in Great'. Britain and Ireland, than if he had fanned* fiueft am. Sir, your humble, fervant ;

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Publication: London Lloyd Evening Post

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: June 4, 1764

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